Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who sponsored the Senate resolution authorizing the no-fly zone in Libya, talked to MSNBC’s Ed Schultz about the death of Muammar Gadhafi and seeking justice for the victims of the Pan Am 103 bombing.
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>Filling in for Ed Shultz on last night’s “Ed Show” was the Reverend Al Sharpton. I am not a big fan of Reverend Al and I’m even less of a fan after seeing him fill in for Ed Shultz as Shultz finishes his suspension from MSNBC for calling right-wing talk show host Laura Ingram a “slut”.
Sharpton’s often seemed like he was reading from a script and his delivery seemed forced and stiff. It was a little difficult to watch but I watched because I was interested to see the story that was going to be presented about Governor Christie and the aftermath of his taking a helicopter to his son’s baseball game.
The segment itself really dealt with two issues, the aftermath of Christie’s helicopter ride and his reimbursing the State for the cost of the ride from Montvale to Princeton and the governor’s proposal to end Medicaid for a family of 3 making more than $5,300 a year and Individuals making more than $3,000 a year and now receive states Medicaid coverage will lose it entirely.
This is something that I had not heard before and I think it is deplorable and inhumane to even consider such an option. Sharpton had in studio NJ State Senator Joe Vitale and a NJ resident Deborah Shupenko, who will be losing her medicaid coverage under Christie’s plan, to discuss how reprehensible this would be if it goes into effect.
Watch the video, it’s really unbelievable and totally unconscionable.
>MSNBC’s host of the Ed show, Ed Shultz, sheds light on the GOP’s attack on American wage earners. Shultz points his finger at the likes of NJ’s Chris Christie and Ohio’s Governor-elect John Kasich who are leading the fight against the average wage earners of America by taking on labor unions right to strike and attempting to take away hard earned health and pension benefits.
Shultz talks with Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers, about the decline of American workers at the hands of the GOP and their bad trade deals of the last 30 years that have sent good paying jobs overseas at the expense of American workers.